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Englishman and swede
The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill
(and Came Down with All the Bananas)
Directed by

Mike Nawrocki

Produced by

Jennifer Combs

Written by

Mike Nawrocki

Music by

Kurt Heinecke
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Francesco Manfredini


April 1, 2000


2 minutes and 15 seconds

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The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill (and Came Down with All the Bananas) (simply shortened as All the Bananas in the DVD menu) is a short story presented by Jimmy and Jerry from the VeggieTales episode King George and the Ducky.


In the play, Scallion #1 is dressed up as an Englishman who went up a hill and came down with a whole bunch of bananas, thus leaving all the inhabitants of the hill with no bananas and bestowing the term selfish upon himself. Also, he will not eat one without a strawberry. On the other side of the stage, Jerry dressed as a Swedish man has done the same thing, except he has done it for a whole bunch of strawberries. Jimmy appears briefly and tries to correct him that he is not Swedish, but is interrupting the play, so as soon as the music stops, Jerry shushes him, prompting him to move off the screen to the left and let the play resume. And, somewhat like Scallion #1 who will not eat a banana without a strawberry, he will not to eat a strawberry unless he has a banana. The two gentlemen see the fruit they have. They ask each other for each other's fruit, but will not share, and as a result, they are stuck.

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